Rånäs Castle Photo: Anders Fredriksen

The organizing committee welcomes you to the first Wallenberg Advanced Scientific Forum with the theme: Nobel-Turing Grand Challenge Workshop.

The Nobel-Turing Grand Challenge aims to develop AI Scientists: AI systems capable of making Nobel-quality scientific discoveries highly autonomously at a level comparable, and possibly superior to the best human scientists by 2050.

Date and time

The workshop starts 13:00 with lunch October 3rd and ends 14:00 October 6th at Rånäs Castle, Stockholm.

Workshop structure

Please find the workshop structure for each day below. In addition to the planned activities, the surroundings are beautiful for outdoor walks. Come prepared, the average temperature in Stockholm in October is 10°C.

13:00

Lunch – Start of conference

14:00

Introduction & Welcome

The Nobel Turing Challenge

15:00

Short break

15:15

Foundation Models and their Implications for AI & Science

17:00

Social activity

19:00

Dinner

09:00

Discovery Science History

Progress in AI & Science since 2020

10:30

Short break

10:45

Research Goals for AI & Science

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Nobel/Turing Prize Level Research

15:00

Short break

15:15

Research Goals for AI & Science

18:00

Social activity: Live music

19:00

Dinner

09:00

Ethical and Social Aspects

10:30

Short break

10:45

Ethical and Social Aspects

13:00

Lunch

14:00

A Roadmap for AI and Science

15:00

Short break

15:15

The Nobel-Turing Federation

Funding an International Community

Sessions – Swedish/EU funding, US funding, Japanese funding.

19:00

Dinner

09:00

Laboratory Automation, Cloud Automation

10:30

Short break

10:45

Human and AI Scientist Collaboration

13:00

Lunch – End of Conference

Organizing committee

Ross D. King, Wallenberg Chair in AI, Chalmers University of Technology and University of Cambridge

Hiroaki Kitano, CEO of Sony Research Inc., Chief Technology Officer of Sony Group Corporation, President and CEO of Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. and Professor at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Bengt Nordén, Chalmers University of Technology and former Chair of Nobel Prize Chemistry Committee

Rocío Mercado, WASP Faculty, Chalmers University of Technology


Accomodation

A room is booked for each participant. Guaranteed check-in time is 15:00 at the day of your arrival and check-out is 9:00 on the day of your departure.

Transportation

WASP offers transfer by bus from Arlanda Airport to Rånäs.

  • Bus from Arlanda Airport to Rånäs castle departs October 3rd 12:00
    The bus departs from the bus stop just outside the entrance to terminal 4. The bus will have signs with “WASF-Rånäs Slott”.
  • Bus from Rånäs castle to Arlanda Airport departs October 6th 14:00

If the times wouldn’t fit your flights, or if you arrive from other locations, please see the following link for alternative ways of transportation: https://www.ranasslott.se/en/how-to-find-us/ 

Pre-book taxi

If you wish to go by taxi from Rånäs Castle to the airport, please be aware that this must be pre-booked 24 hours in advance of your planned departure.

Please ask the main reception for assistance with your booking.


Contact

For questions regarding the workshop content, please contact prof. Ross D. King: rossk@chalmers.se

For all other questions, please contact: wasp.event@partner.liu.se

If urgent, please contact:

Elina Hjertström +46 70 089 58 20

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